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Kelly Murphy in action at the Irish Track National Championships. File photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Kelly Murphy has secured Ireland’s second gold medal of the 2021 Track Cycling Nations Cup in St Petersburg, winning the women’s pursuit race on Satur(...)

Kellie Harrington celebrates after winning gold at the European Boxing Road to Tokyo Qualifier in Paris. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

There is a place in the realms of all good documentary film-making called the cutting-room floor and for the past few weeks Darragh Bambrick has been (...)

Simon Lewis homeschooling his son Emrys (6) at home in Co Carlow. ‘The positives this time around is that we’ve had time to teach children how to use the online platforms.’  Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times.

It’s one week into Homeschooling 2.0 and the atmosphere in many – if not all – homes in the State stands in marked contrast to the pandemic panic of l(...)

Transition Year students at Mount Sackville Secondary School in Chapelizod use a one way system along the corridors while socially distancing on their first day back. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Mount Sackville Secondary School in Co Dublin was one of the first schools in the country to return on Tuesday after more than five months of being cl(...)

Trasman Jules High Sleeper from JellyBean.

Ever thought of going into a business where most of your customers are children? It really can be child’s play, according to successful entrepreneurs (...)

Sinead Moriarty: ‘Paris is my favourite city in the world’

Current favourite book The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth Winthrop reminds me of To Kill a Mockingbird, which is high praise, but that’s how much I loved it(...)

Felix English: ‘I was convinced I had at least third’. Photograph: Inpho/Ciaran Fallon

Felix English was frustrated in a brave bid for success at the European Games’ scratch race on Thursday, with the Irish track rider pipped at the line(...)

Poverty is the ultimate cause of childhood obesity, said Prof Viner

Children become obese as a result of “tiny, imperceptible mistakes” their parents make in feeding them over years, a major international conference on(...)

The Sport Ireland Institute’s High Performance Unit. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Sport is about dreaming. Bertie Ahern understood that. Looking back now his dream of the “Bertie Bowl” was almost given life, but instead became a sym(...)

Ireland’s Lydia Gurley and Germany’s Franziska Brausse in action during the  world track championships in Purszkow, Poland. Photograph: Kacper Pembel/Reuters

Irish riders had a strong showing on day one of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Pruszków, Poland. The women’s team pursuit squad of Orl(...)

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